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. >> reporter: wednesday morning, the day after christmas, michelle bristol got to show off her new smile and thanked the staff that took care of the cost. >> now i have that beautiful smile. to give to somebody else. and i don't cover -- >> reporter: but this story doesn't start here at the dental center in cedar rapids. it starts a year ago a week before christmas when michelle won $30,000 in a scratchoff lottery ticket. she helped her foster sister and then went here to k-mart and paid off several lay iowa accounts and she didn't stop there. -- layaway accounts. she didn't stop there. she also adopted families at the boys and girls club. >> we had three families left. how do you pick? it's that close to christmas. somebody might be left out. so we adopted all three. and only was close to the kids. >> reporter: michelle spent more than half the money on people she didn't even know. >> even though her husband might have been a little bit angry with her she gave away a significant chunk of that money to people less fortunate. >> reporter: even running out of money before she could work on
aside for his weekly address -- >> michelle and i want to wish you a merry christmas and a happy holidays. >> reporter: -- on friday the focus was on the fiscal cliff. mr. obama conceded a large deal may now be impossible but urged congress to at least prevent taxes from going up on middle class americans while extending unemployment insurance and laying the groundwork for deficit reduction. >> i expect democrats and republicans to get back to washington and have it pass both chambers. and i will immediately sign that legislation into law. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner also headed home after a bruising week. his own conference refused to back his proposal, which would have allowed taxes to go up on the wealthy, delivering a stinging blow to his leadership. today he faulted the president and congressional democrats for the impasse. >> unfortunately, the president and senate democrats have vowed to reject and veto all of our proposals while failing to offer responsible solutions of their own. >> reporter: the prospects for a deal remain grim. on friday senate republican l
about the victims are beginning to emerge. nbc's michelle franzen standing by in newtown, connecticut. michelle, the names have been released. i understand that all six of the adults who were killed were women and all of the children are between the ages of 6 and 7 years old. is that correct? >> reporter: yes, that is correct. most of them, we're told, in the first grade. and certainly, we are getting a little bit more details on some of the names, of course, and soon to be the faces of these teachers, as well as the students, whose lives were taken so violently, so abruptly that school morning, yesterday morning. as you mentioned, we heard the names that have come out, but we've also heard details about the shooting and many seasoned workers, the medical examiner, the officers, the first responders here, also needing to have, you know, assistance and have counseling during this time, to give you an idea of just what a situation unfolded in that elementary school. we also have been, throughout the community here today, and there is a big outpouring of emotion, as well as reaching out.
laughed. inaugural ball at night. 1953. the kennedys in 61. storage and laura bush, barack and michele obama. unplanned inauguration's are also a big part of inauguration day. not really the inauguration day, but as part of inauguration history. you cannot deny, and many of us remember 49 years ago next year will be the 50th anniversary of the assassination of john f. kennedy followed by lyndon johnson being sworn in a border force one in dallas. he was sworn in by federal district judge sarah hughes, the only woman to ever square and a president. gerald r. ford being sworn in in the white house in 1974 after richard nixon resigned in disgrace. here's a picture of -- and it's my final story for the day. this story actually inspired me more than any other to write this book. this is calvin coolidge's 1923, president after the death of warren harding. at the time of harding's death coolidge was staying with his father in a very, very small cottage in vermont, a place that had no running water, no electricity, no telephone, no and in that, that did not have any of those things. and so a c
merry christmas to you. >> we're learning disturbing new details today. michelle miller has the story of a man that murderinjured two firefighters murdered two others and killed his sister as well. >>> it was a trap set by william spangler. >> we're being shot at multiple firemen down multiple firemen shot. >> in a scenario that seems beyond comprehension, they're saying they found a note he left. >> he was going to burn as many houses as possible and do what he really liked to do which was kill people. seven homes burned down. combing through the crime scene, they said they found a body that they have been hers. >> we are afraid she may have met foul play. >> he has killed before he spent 17 years behind bars for murdering his grandmother with a hammer. police revealed he armed himself with three guns including a bush bushmaster 223, these are the two webster firefighters that lost their live. one was a 22 year veteran, and the other was just 19. for cbs this morning, michelle miller new york. >> in afghanistan this morning, the taliban is taking responsibility for a
, this is 1953 come here are the kennedys and 61, george and laura bush and dhaka and michelle obama. the young plant inaugurations are also a big part of inauguration day. well it's not really the inauguration day but part of inauguration history. you can't you i and many of us even remember 39 years ago next year will be the 50th anniversary of the assassination of john f. kennedy followed by lyndon johnson being sworn in aboard air force one in dallas. he was sworn in by the federal district judge. she is the only woman to ever swear in a president. here is gerald ford being sworn in in the white house in 1974 after richard nixon resigned in disgrace. and here is a picture of cony if this is my final story for the day, this story actually inspired me probably more than any other to write this book. this is calvin coolidge in 1923 who became president after the death of foreign harding. at the time of his death, he was staying with his father in a very small cottage in vermont, a place that had no running water, no electricity, no telephone camano internet, they didn't have any of those thing
student in ohio to take an newer step. here's nbc's michelle franzen. >> reporter: aubry ireland is pursuing her dreams -- studying singing and acting at university of cincinnati college conservatory of music -- a passion she says her parents shared and supported. aubry even posted photos on facebook with her parents following performances. but the senior college student says her parents need to keep constant watch over her went too far -- to the point where aubry went to court, asked a judge to grant a stalking order against her parents, and won. in court documents, the 21-year-old told a judge her parents, julie and david, frequently drove from their home in kansas to her campus in ohio, unannounced, to check up on her. they told her and college officials she had mental problems and they could try to have her evaluated. in the filing, she said her parents traveled to cincinnati, showed up at my university, and made threats to my musical theater department and added, they also improperly monitored my phone and computer with tracking software. it is an unusual case, experts say,
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. michelle malkin has a theory. she joins us top of the hour, guys. >> it's a military tradition at west point that's been around since the days of george washington. that can all explain. we will explain that tradition of what is going to it happen. >> i'm extremely relaxed. like a hot, delicious bowl of chicken noodle soup from campbell's. ♪ let it snow, let it snow military families face, we understan at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa brings advice. call or visit us online. we're ready to help. >> welcome back, everybody, americans united for separation of church and state, wants to end prayers at west point military academy. the group claims they have been-- seeing some complaints about praying at official events. however, west point leaders say although praying is a tradition, it is also voluntary. executive vice-president of fami
's field. guys like my dad do not campbell on candidates like michele bachmann or newt gingrich. guys like my dad who compare to joseph stalin or adolf hitter and guys like my dad don't cozy up to texas governors who brag about seceding from the union or call social security unconstitutional. crazy didn't win, joe, but it also pulled down the nominee. >> the nominee wasn't willing to stand up to crazy. >> early on. >> there were so many times he could have turned, mike barnicle, to michele bachmann, let's say. who said something outrageous. wait a second. i'm a conservative. are you kidding me? to herman cain -- >> sarah palin. >> and all of these 0 other things that were going on, crazy never wins. but we learned another thing. you'd better stand up to crazy if you want to win in bucks coun county, pennsylvania, win in the i-4 corridor, if you want to win in the suburbs, if you want to win in the places where elections are actually won. >> well, i would ask you, john heilemann, as a key observer of the electoral scene, was not the die cast for mitt romney and perhaps, you know, the rest o
in this country, more than any other country but that will come to an end. nbc's michelle kaczynski has more on that. ♪ >> reporter: like any proud parents, americans posting their stories of adopting russian children, showing their happiness on the internet. >> so we're leaving. >> reporter: ann and curt from atlanta rushed in 2007 overjoyed to adopt ben. >> you have gotten to be a big boy. >> with a headful of hair. >> i know. like daddy's. >> reporter: a relationship that took nearly a year to get started. >> a million pieces of paper. it's -- you laugh about it but it is quite an intensive process. >> reporter: now, at home, ben just turned 7. very much an all-american boy. >> how about some milk? >> i hate milk. >> you hate milk. >> reporter: celebrating the holidays. last christmas aadopted a second russian child and prepared to work through the sticky wheels of bureaucracy again and now politics threatening to derail the dream entirely. russian president vladimir putin angry about a new american law targeting russian human rights violators today banned all adoptions to america. some
. officers in walnut creek opened ect around >>> good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 news headlines. >>> officers in walnut creek opened fire and killed a suspect around 3:00 this morning. police were responding to a 911 call at an apartment complex on the 1400 block of creekside drive. some sort of altercation ensued, and shots were fired. investigators are not disclosing the exact circumstances. >>> the search is on for suspects in a gang-related shooting in south san jose last night. a man was shot near serenade and lullaby drives. the victim is recovering. traffic and weather coming up. >>> word of a new accident southbound 101 right there by the airport. backed up to oyster point,one lane blocked if you are heading towards the airport. otherwise, traffic looks good all across the bay area. here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. things are flowing nicely both directions. mass transit is on a regular weekday schedule and so far, no reports of any delays. so weather-wise, we are actually looking dry, that's the
. joining me now is michelle, former under secretary of defense, cofounder for the center of new american security. this is a major statement by the new leader. he's, obviously, trying to shore up his own reputation internally, but it is -- is it without consequences? nothing we can do, given china's continuing support, condemnation, but continuing support for pyongyang. >> it's clearly a provocation, it's clearly a violation of the u.n. security council resolutions against north korea. it is important china did come out and condemn this. north korea probably listens to china more than anybody else, but i do think the international community needs to make good on the consequences. >> what's the concern now, they have a nuclear test, they have a real delivery system? >> it's still many years to get, or at least some years, to get a ballistics capability to threaten us, but these things tend to come in cycles, and so it's not a good sign that they are starting down the provocation road again. >> given how heavily sanctioned they are, why are they doing this? >> this is really about shoring
for the nation but also as a father, an emotional president obama fought back tears. >> this evening, michelle and i will do what every parent in america will do, which is hug our children a little tighter. and we'll tell them that we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight. and they need all of us right now. >> reporter: you saw it in the president's face, you heard it in his voice. i simply can't think of an event in recent memory that touched so many people, seemed to affect them so directly right in their hearts, right in their souls. for more information about how you can help those people directly affected here by the shooting in newtown, go to i want to go back to ali velshi just down the street here in newtown. ali? >> you know, john, you see those parents so emotionally distraught and so much of the community like that and elsewhere in the community, there's this feeling about how stunned everybody is. when you travel around this town as i did last night, john, as you saw
. and as you know, don, first lady, michelle obama, has been really active with military families along with jill biden. so that was something also that was really important to her. >> brianna keilar in honeymoon lulu, thank you, brianna. >>> a brand-new gallup poll shows half the country still thinks a fiscal cliff compromise is likely, down nine points from earlier this month. ♪ [ woman ] ♪ what i want this season ♪ if you'd like to try and guess ♪ ♪ it is something very special ♪ i would readily confess [ dogs barking ] ♪ 'cause all i want this season ♪ ♪ is something from your heart ♪ la da da, la da da [ male announcer ] thinking of others this holiday season, travelers. >>> some gun owners in the new york city area say they are being unfairly targeted and they're blaming a local newspaper. here's why. "the journal news" published an interactive map on its website showing the names and addresses of all handgun permit owners in westchester and rockland counties. you can see them here represented by red dots. the response has been overwhelmingly angry. and some re
-intended. but what we need are people like michelle floornoid. ash hammer. we need people who know the systems inside-out. the president needs the best advice in a time of war and time of crisis. we are forcing says questions station. tenuous time for armed forces given all these threats. >> dave: after what john boehner said on friday it looks like sequestration could actually happen. the question is why does the president want chuck hagel. when you look at his background. maybe not a defense expert. the "the washington post" came out and said there are those who come -- democrats that would be to the right of chuck hagel in terms of his policies regarding wars and defense. so why is he the president's choice at this point? >> certainly the idea of bipartisanship and trying to sell some of the shrinking defense budget items. >> otherwise, i don't see a good rationale for him given some of the choices the president has. understand the hill. leon panetta was very well qualified. budget chairman in the house. omb director. cia. he had all that preparation before running into the pentagon and he has don
. we go straight to michelle franzen who is on the grown. michelle, what can we expect to find out at this news conference that's
like michele bachmann or newt gingrich. guys like my dad tune out politicians who compare opponents to joseph stalin or adolf hitler. and guys like my dad don't cozy up to texas governor who is brag about seceding from the union or call social security unconstitutional." crazy didn't win, joe, but it also pulled down nominee, i believe. >> because the nominee wasn't willing to stand up to crazy. >> early on. >> and there was so -- early on. there were so many times, he could have just turned, mike barnicle, to michele bachmann, let's say, who said something outrageous and go, wait a second, i'm a conservative, are you kidding me? or to herman cain, or you know, when sarah palin was riding around, calling barack obama a socialist, bordering on a communist. and all these other things that were going on. crazy never wins, but we learned another thing. you better stand up to crazy, if you want to win in bucks county, pennsylvania. if you want to win in the i-4 corridor. if you want to win in the sub b suburbs of columbus, ohio. if you want to win in the election, in the places where el
michelle leading a chorus of santa claus is coming to town. >> one. >> reporter: the ceremony of music and lights as the national christmas tree comes to life. >> i'm so excited for christmas. i can feel christmas already now. >> reporter: but the holiday cheer, the spectacle of this illuminating tradition tempered by thoughts of the looming fiscal cliff. >> he's making us wait a little bit. >> reporter: this is 6-month- old evan nicolsky. his father neil works for the department of agriculture. >> we're very concerned. i'm a federal employee. therefore that, affects us as far as sequestration is concerned and go we hope they take care of sooner rather than later. >> reporter: the national christmas tree is surrounded by smaller ones representing every state. kalani rogers and her friends are visiting from hawaii. >> i'm just worried it's going to increase taxes on normal american citizens. >> reporter: the maryland tree is loaded with ornaments. one woman visiting from baltimore says she's concerned about cuts in programs. >> especially for like social security and medicare. my mo
get to do it once a week. >> i'm michelle griego. it's almost 4:30. he's happy it's friday. lawrence. >> me too, you're to the happy it's friday? you have -- you're not happy it's friday, you have to be happy it's friday. there is some patchy fog, what about the weekend, we'll talk about that next. >>> it is the best day of the week. palpalo alto, 101 at university, they have some road work. >>> and a strong earthquake struck today near japan. the 7.3 quake was centered off the northeastern eastern coast. cate cauguiran is in the news room to bring the very
donald >>> good morning, it's tuesday. december 11. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is just about 4:30. let's get a quick check on the weather. lawrence is back! >> yes, guys. you know what? and so may be the rain, too. we have a chance of showers moving into the bay area and this is going to be a very cold storm maybe snow in the mountains. we'll talk about that coming up. >> here's a live look across the golden gate bridge. free and clear for the morning commute. we'll talk much more about roadwork that could slow you down. "timesaver traffic" in a few minutes. >> thank you. >>> we're following some breaking news right now from the east bay. an early-morning apartment fire is out at this hour. the fire was on dixon street near valle vista avenue in hayward. two people in the burning apartment got
. >> while the first family vacations in hawaii, first lady michelle obama took phone calls from some lucky kids who are tracking the progress of santa claus through a site set up by norad. as it turns out, a record number of those kids and adults were looking for realtime updates on st. nick. according to norad, as of midnight, trackers answered more than 111,000 calls. that is 4,000 more than last christmas. pretty cool. >>> major markets ended christmas eve on the downside, but who could be gloomy with santa on hand to ring the bell. also grammy award winner chris botti did jazz up the stock exchange with a little christmas year. >> consumer reports estimates some 17 million shoppers were out yesterday with gift cards. wine and liquor topping last minute flicks. netflix suffered a massive outage which it blamed on the cloud network. acer is reportedly looking to launch a $99 tablet early next year. >> and hey, if are looking for a very last-minute gift or maybe just a bite to eat this morning, starbucks, ihop and walgreen's should all be open today. >>> it will be a short merry christmas
house. asking michelle obama if she'll run for office next. and a personal question, too. >> how do you keep the fire going? >> hmm. that's a good question. >>> made in america. the great christmas challenge. >> i know, i know your show. >> she knew, and so did thousands of others. tonight, the big reveal. the videos you sent in, the made in america gifts you put under the tree. and the ones that didn't fit. >> merry christmas, david! >> how you're creating joy and jobs this christmas. >>> and caught on tape. the adorable pet dog stolen, about to be sold. you won't believe what happened next and what we witnessed today. >>> good evening on this wednesday night. and we hope you had a merry christmas. diane has a few more nights with her family, and what a night to stay indoors. across much of this country tonight, a massive winter storm and already, the ripple effect being felt coast to coast. the monster storm system stretching from indiana to maine, all the way to north carolina. more than a dozen states under winter watches and warnings this evening. and this is moving fast. nearly a
and dad, seasons greetings from kabul, afghanistan. >> i'm michelle carter from kabul, afghanistan. special holiday greeting in baltimore, maryland, to jasmine, howard, friends and family in aberr deem, maryland, baltimore, and a shout out to the ravens.
york. as michelle miller reports he was inspired by another musical charity. ♪ >> i started watching that 121212 concert and i realized what a great thing that was for the community, but it wasn't solving the problem with the kids. >> reporter: 121212 raised a watershed $50 million for the thousands displaced by victims of hurricane sandy. >> kenny rogers wasn't intimidated. he wanted to make his own contribution. >> someone took care of the parents. i wanted to get involved with the kids. >> reporter: this area was hard hit and it was one of the last stops on rogers' christmas tour. laura eddings, miss eddings says to her children that bergen county students weren't just misplaced but by other thing. >> reporter: when you walk into the fire station and you see this -- >> you know what i want to do, just jump for joy. >> reporter: along with the local businesses schools and public sectors, rogers donated 1,200 toys to the englewood toy drive and challenged the concert goers to contribute just as much. >> you have families just miles away from families
imagine. michelle obama and bill clinton have been nominated for grammy awards. the first lady was nominated in the best spoken word category for the audio version of "american grown," the book that tells the story of the white house garden and encourages healthy eating. and the former president was nominated in the same category for "back to work, why we need smart government for a strong economy." the returns for this race will be on february 10th when we'll find out who won. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back to "hardball." did republican efforts to suppress the vote backfire this time? in dozens of states they made efforts to keep people, especially minorities and poor people, from getting to the ballot box. they shortened early voting periods. well, it didn't work. minority turnout remained steady from 2008, and in some states it increased, like ohio. some civil rights leaders say it was those attempts at voter suppression that drove voters out to vote even if it meant standing in line for hours. what is clear is the republican party has a deeper problem right now. it's
drops off and michele bachmann drops off and left with a last person standing. it's not about picking a winner. it's picking losers. this is not the person. this is not the person. finally you get the last person standing. >> host: process of e elimination. >> which is consistent in whatever organization it is. i think it is in a sense is a simplified version of reality. i think you used a theory. theory start with simple and you make them more complex. if you take ge famous for the way it chooses lards. ge we always tell our students it's a company that works at practice but not in theory. it doesn't seem to do any of the things we say it should do. it's incredible profitable. if you have to pick them it's good at picking leaders. it's good at developing managers and picking the right people. ge spends twenty years selecting among the organization and slowly promoting them over and over and over again. and so the end of the day, twenty years, so you to work your way up. at the end of the day you get five finalist the who ceo picks one person from the finalists. you sympathy of the fi
, michele caruso ka fwrar cabrera for a great round table. here's what's coming up on "meet the press." ma,ñ0ót5 behind?n00o thisu this morning i'll go inside negotiations with two lawmakers close to them, dick durbin of illinois and congressman, one of boehner's top advisers. i spent time on capitol hill this week. one question i'm dealing with this morning, what has actually changed since last summer's debt debacle? my sense is we may be closer to a deal than some of all the publicr7ó(w- leads to you believe. we'll talk about that. with our political round table as fpdu8 sant two ond:q the,x!tç hill8 futureáz former speaker newt beginnigin gingrich he' be o'donnell. and it's coming"m "meet the press." my press pass conversation with presidential candidate rick we'll see06i[ harris, in the commonwealth, virginia! african-american running the party for the3in[06 will committee elected chranel harris, replacing brian moran who announced he's not seeking another term.  >>> a look at the week ahead. president obama will travel to michigan tomorrow to push his plan for
's michelle franzen has the latest in this report. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: alex, these are the names and the faces of this tragedy, the bright boys and girls who were just learning to read, write and learn about their world. and the teachers and school employees who sacrificed their lives to save others. they are the youngest victims of the sandy hook shootings, 12 girls, eight boys, first graders, gunned down just as they were beginning the school day. 6-year-old emilie parker, loved to draw and was always smiling, according to her dad, robbie. >> emilie was bright, creative and very loving. >> reporter: fought back tears talking about how proud he was of his little girl. >> my daughter, emilie, would be one of the first ones to be standing and giving her love and support to all those victims. >> reporter: classmate ana grace marquez-green. her grandmother and uncle live in puerto rico and told a newspaper they were traveling to connecticut saturday to mourn with ana grace's family. ♪ there is also 6-year-old jesse lewis, a neighbor told the connecticut post h
. not in the way you might imagine. michelle obama and bill clinton have been nominated for grammy awards. the first lady was nominated in the best spoken word category for the audio version of "american grown" the book that tells the story of the white house garden and encourages healthy eating. anned former president was nominated in the same category for "back to work" why we need smart government for a strong economy. the returns for this ration will be on february 10th when we'll find out who won. heart healthy . step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberry flavor. now why make a flavored heartburn pill? house garden and encourages we'll be right bachouse garden we'll be right bachouse garden we'll be right bac >>> welcome back to "hardball." did republican efforts to suppress the vote backfire this time? in dozens of states they made eff
and other stuffed animals, as well. >> it's a work of michelle and her 9-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. they collected more than 100 stuffed animals already and they'll continue collecting them for the next couple of days. >>> and further north in north carolina, 26 christmas trees are being prepared to be sent to connecticut. they were set up just outside the fire department in sanford, north carolina and decorated with hand made ornaments. >> the organizer said she got involved because she's a mother and her worst fear as a mother would be to lose a child. >> i got involved because i wanted the family to know that there is goodness in this world and through this tragedy, i wanted them to feel love from all over. >> she says she's hoping more people will feel compelled to donate more ornaments before being sent to newtown. we've said so many times how tragedy like this brings out the best in people around the country. the general store from newtown says they're getting calls from all over the world. a caller from california called that store, donated $125. just for coffee
versus clinton again. not in the way you might imagine. michelle obama and bill clinton have been nominated for grammy awards. the first lady was nominated in the best spoken word category for the audio version of "american grown," the book that tells the story of the white house garden and encourages healthy eating. and the former president was nominated in the same category for "back to work, why we need smart government for a strong economy." the returns for this race will be on february 10th when we'll find out who won. we'll be right back. ...but he'd wait for her forever, for any reason, and would always be there with the biggest welcome home. for a love this strong, dawn only feeds him iams. compared to other leading brands, it has 50% more animal protein. help keep rocky's body as strong as a love that never fades... if he ever lets her leave again. iams. keep love strong. >>> welcome back to "hardball." did republican efforts to suppress the vote backfire this time? in dozens of states they made efforts to keep people, especially minorities and poor people, from get
-be nominees. along with minnesota congressman michele bachmann. she isn't the only do over on the list. she's joined by fellow pennsylvania senator rick santorum and texas governor rick perry. texas congressman ron paul for once isn't on the list. but his son, senator rand paul, is creating a category with jeb bush that we're going to call relatively speaking. then there are the guys weighing a presidential run who let's say say national name recognition isn't a strong point. john thune and indiana governor-elect mike pence may not win national popularity contests at least this year, but both have been hailed for their leadership potential. as shining stars in the gop. they may have to compete for the party faithful, but those accustomed to a certain level of national fame, if not infamy. those like new jersey governor chris christie. perhaps, the only contender to have actually hugged president obama. or ohio senator rob portman, a constant presence next to mitt romney on the trail. virginia governor, bob mcdonnell, of the transvaginal proposal and scott walker whose union fighting ways ma
the first wave of the storms yesterday. michelle pelten says she was just about to get into her car when the 100-foot tall tree fell narrowly missing her. fortunately she was not hurt. >>> the wet weather is also having an impact on holiday travel at bay area airports. right now, sfo is seeing delays of around 45 minutes. yesterday, some passengers saw delays as much as two hours because of the weather. more than 100 flights were canceled by the end of the day. >> taking off and landing, 180 degrees difference from how we normally do it and it does add to the delays. >> if you do need to head to the airport, give yourself some extra time to get there. and to get through the airport. 2million people are expected to pass through sfo. during the holiday travel season. well, san jose's airport is also expected to be packed with holiday travelers this weekend. holiday travel at san jose international airport is up 3%. when you pair it to last year. and there is no significant delays to report this morning at either san jose or the oakland airport. >>> high winds have knocked out power to mor
a higher percentage of taxes would be paid by home owners. host: this is from michele. guest: that is one frustrating aspect. mortgage rates are at historic lows. this is a great time. the time life is much longer. the credits core requirement has been ratcheted up. in the past, someone had a credit score of 720, they would be able to get a mortgage. it requires a score of 760. the housing market was not very normal, people with 720 credit scores would be able to get mortgages. now they are having a tough time. and of the role played by fannie and freddie, pushing it back to the bank. the banks need more clarity about what the rules are so they can be more confident in lending. host: what percentage fall into the 760? the max is 800. guest: historically, credit's core of 720 would have qualified. today, 760. how many people are stuck between 720 and 760? today they are being denied. host: is a policy to want looser credit? guest: absolutely not. we need to have a sustainable home ownership. wall street was going wild and fannie and freddie were going wild and that led to terrible conseque
michelle miller introduced us to them and took them to times square for a trip down memory lane. >> reporter: it is one of the most famous pictures of the 20th century, a moment filled with such spontaneous euphoria it seemed to last forever. >> it was the moment. you come back and finally the war ends. >> reporter: 89-year-old george mendoza says he's the sailor in the photograph that would come to symbolize the end of world war ii and greta freeman, the nurse in white. the photographer snapped a picture. ten seconds is all it took. we took them to the spot of their kiss for the second time since that day in 1945. >> i did not see him approaching. before i knew it i was in this tight grip. >> reporter: how long did you kiss her? >> not long. >> reporter: greta was a dental assistant on break. george a first-class sailor in the naerch was on a date with another woman when he heard the news at radio city music hall and they stopped the shore and said the war is over the japanese have surrendered. he and his date then went to a nearby bar celebrating th
in october found her guilty of killing michelle lay in a parking garage. she thought they are ex-husband and father of her daughter was having an affair with lay, her 1-time best friend. >>> a motorcyclist is in critical condition after an accident in oakland. it was on high street and fleming avenue. they are still looking for the driver who left that scene of the accident. anyone with information is asked to call the oakland police department. for the second weekend in a row, sunday football is being overshadowed by tragedy. the nfl player killed in a car accident and why his teammate is now facing charges. >>> highway patrol said a cyclist was killed in ale la media county -- alameda county. he hit a rock causing the fatal accident. >>> drivers in concord may run into traffic because of a holy procession. catholics will honor the virgin of guadalupe who is believed to appear to a peasant in the 16en century in what is now known as mexico city. it will go on to oak grove road and ends at the st. francis of assissi church. some roads will be closed during the event. >>> good mor
'm kristen sze. the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student michelle le is scheduled for sentencing this morning. the law requires a minute number -- a minimum of 25 years. >>> warmer than average by four to eight degrees. it going to be in the 60s everywhere low 60s antioch and richmond to upper 60s santa rosa 68°. tonight 30s and 40s inland, 40s and 50s elsewhere. a chance of rain tomorrow night through wednesday morning. >>> grind san jose 280 north up towards cupertino earlier accident gone slow and go behind the bay bridge toll metering lights on tprafp fix backed beyond the maze. accident south 280 at announcer: it's "live with kelly and michael." today, from the film "les miserables," hugh jackman. and host of the new show "take it all" howie mandel. plus a performance from richard marx as we kick off our holiday hits week. all next on the emmy-award winning "live." [captioning made possible by [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television]
, good to see you. while in hawaii, president obama and first lady michelle obama paid their respects to late senator daniel inouye. inouye died last week from a respiratory illness. he was 88 years old. following that the president went to visit the grave of his old grandfather who is buried at the very same cemetery. >> he will be missed and remembered, as he was on sunday. >>> christmas eve, of course. crunch time for holiday travelers. a big storm out west, delayed some travel plans. heavy rains and high winds slamming the san francisco bay area and there has been snow in the sierra nevada mountains. lots of it. other areas across the country can expect a white christmas, good news for some, especially skiers, bonnie schneider has a look at the weather forecast. >> good to see you. some people getting a white christmas or christmas eve. others see a wet and stormy one. across the south this morning, you will see some heavy downpours sliding through nashville, knoxville. and in atlanta, heavy rain. waking up to temperatures that are much colder in many locations. above freezing in
and the first lady michelle obama kept up a christmas tradition. visiting marines at a base in hawaii, thanking them for their service. >> the greatest honor i have as president is being commander in chief and the reason it's an honor is because not only do we have the finest military in the world, but we also have the finest fighting men and women in the world. >> mrs. obama and their daughters will not be cutting their vacation short. they will stay in hawaii. >> good for them. >>> l.a., the best record in the nba. no, not the lakers. the clippers! look at billy crystal. they won their franchise record. he's court side a lot apparently. a record 14th game in a row on christmas night. beating the nuggets, a score of 112-1000, 22-6 on the year. earlier in the day, in the very same building, the l.a. lakers beat the knicks, winning their fifth game in a row, and look who is court side, take a look. rihanna, chris brown, together. you know, the guy who beat her up in his car the night before the 2009 grammys? brown pleaded guilty to assault after that. he is it still on probation. >>> ahead on "s
michelle obama visited marines and thanked them for their service. >> the greatest honor i have as president is being commander in chief and the reason it's an honor is because not only do we have the finest military in the world but we also have the finest fighting men and women in the world. >> mrs. obama and the girls won't cut short their vacation. they're staying on in hawaii. >>> former braves great andruw jones free on a bond in atlanta on a battery charge. there was a domestic dispute between he and his wife. the center fielder played with the new york yankees last year and recently signed with a team in japan. >>> the city of los angeles is holding its annual gun buyback today, several months ahead of schedule. the buyback program allows anyone to bring in guns and rifles in exchange for gift cards. the event is usually held in may but was changed to today in response to the connecticut school shootings nearly two weeks ago. we'll talk about that buyback program with the los angeles antonio villaraigosa in about 45 minutes. >>> do you have the right to know if your neig
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